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1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 44,397

2. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: Gold Freight (1955)

23 min | Western

9.0
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Dan reports a freight line war between two agents is developing in Eagle City. The Lone Ranger fears one of them might abuse their monopoly further damaging the economy of the area.

Writers: Joe Richardson, Fran Striker | Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Chuck Courtney, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 10

3. The Monkees (1966–1968)
Episode: The Devil and Peter Tork (1968)

30 min | Comedy, Music

9.0
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Peter browses through a pawn shop owned by a mysterious man known as S. Zero. He meets Zero and the two chat about the varied instruments he is selling, Zero talking cryptically about the ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Kaufman, Gerald Gardner, Dee Caruso | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork

Votes: 67

4. Law of the Plainsman (1959– )

30 min | Western

8.9
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Sam Buckhart was an Apache Indian who had saved the life of a U.S. Cavalry officer after an Indian ambush. When the officer died, he left Sam money that was used for an education at private... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Ansara, Gina Gillespie, Dayton Lummis, Nora Marlowe

Votes: 34

5. Cavalcade of America (1952–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

Stars: James Seay, Richard Gaines, Raymond Greenleaf, Robert Foulk

Votes: 36

6. Bold Venture (1959– )

30 min | Adventure

8.8
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An adventurer and his pretty young ward live in a house boat in Trinidad.

Stars: Dane Clark, Joan Marshall, Bernie Gozier, Dennis Patrick

Votes: 9

7. Your Jeweler's Showcase (1952–1953)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Sheldon Leonard, Barbara Whiting, Jack Kruschen, Steve Brodie

Votes: 6

8. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: He Learned About Women (1962)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

8.8
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Taken prisoner by a band of comancheros, Chester is helped to escape by one of the band's women and flees with another who may or may not be worthy of his trust.

Writers: John Meston, John Rosser | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 46

9. Laramie (1959–1963)
Episode: The Protectors (1960)

60 min | Western

8.8
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Slim and Jess are drawn into a fight brewing between the ranchers and nesters. The nesters have hired Gil Craig and his crew to protect them which is forcing the ranchers to act. Gil's designs on a lead rancher's wife results in murder.

Writers: Oliver Drake, Lee Erwin, Al Martin, Donn Mullally | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford Jr., Robert Fuller

Votes: 17

10. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Senator (1959)

30 min | Western

8.8
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A senator is arriving on the midnight train. A plot to kill him is wired to Troop and he has little time to figure out who and why before it arrives as that hour draws near.

Writers: Clair Huffaker, Booker McClay | Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Jack Elam, Don 'Red' Barry

Votes: 8

11. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
Episode: Why Won't Anybody Listen? (1964)

60 min | Drama

8.8
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After his beloved young granddaughter dies during a routine tonsillectomy, an elderly man, upset by what he perceives as the hospital staff's lack of concern, decides to take action by planting a bomb in Gillespie's office.

Writer: Calvin Clements Jr. | Director: John Newland | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Claude Rains, William Demarest

Votes: 11

12. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell

Votes: 787

13. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

8.7
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

Creator: James A. Michener | Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell

Votes: 199

14. 87th Precinct (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Manhattan's 87th precinct forms the backdrop for this grim and gritty police drama based on the long-running series of novels by Ed McBain. Storylines focus on neighborhood crime, and the ... See full summary »

Creator: Evan Hunter | Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Gregory Walcott, Norman Fell

Votes: 80

15. Tightrope (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Mike Conners played an unnamed police undercover agent who infiltrated organized crime to expose the leaders and their plots. His name changed with each episode in order to protect him. ... See full summary »

Creators: Clarence Greene, Russell Rouse | Stars: Mike Connors, Jesse White, Ted de Corsia, Jan Arvan

Votes: 70

16. Telephone Time (1956–1958)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

Stars: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter, Maurice Marsac, Florenz Ames

Votes: 78

17. Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.7
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This anthology series presented episodes in the lives of true-life historical personages who each faced a terrible crisis in their life.

Stars: Gene Darfler, John Hoyt, Walter Matthau, Simon Oakland

Votes: 40

18. Markham (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama, Crime

8.7
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Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. For the first two months of the show, Markham had an assistant, John Riggs,... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Milland, Simon Scott, Henry Corden, Gail Bonney

Votes: 40

19. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 19

20. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Portrait (1962)

60 min | Western

8.7
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After unintentionally killing a blind girl's father, a man signs on as a drover with Favor. When Favor is asked to escort the girl to another town. Favor unwittingly assigns the man as her driver where he comes to cherish her company.

Writers: William Blinn, Michael Gleason | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Charles H. Gray

Votes: 21

21. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Inheritors: Part I (1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Four soldiers have been shot in the head by bullets made from the fragment of a meteorite. As a result, they have developed genius level IQs. Three of them have disappeared, one remains in ... See full summary »

Creator: Leslie Stevens | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Robert Duvall, Donald Harron, James Shigeta, Steve Ihnat

Votes: 221

22. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

Votes: 9,039

23. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

Votes: 2,437

24. M Squad (1957–1960)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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The hard-hitting adventures of tough Lieutenant Frank Ballinger, a member of the Chicago Police Department's M Squad, an elite crime-fighting unit.

Stars: Lee Marvin, Paul Newlan, Gail Kobe, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 227

25. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy, Robert Paige

Votes: 130

26. Cain's Hundred (1961–1962)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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A former underworld lawyer goes to work for the Federal Government, determined to bring 100 top criminals to justice.

Creator: Paul Monash | Stars: Peter Mark Richman, Gavin MacLeod, Ted de Corsia, Martin Gabel

Votes: 43

27. Warner Brothers Presents (1955–1956)

60 min | Drama, Western

8.6
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This show featured three rotating series, "Kings Row", "Cheyenne" and "Casablanca". The last 15 minutes was devoted to promoting Warner Brothers movies but this was dropped along with "... See full summary »

Stars: Gig Young, Charles McGraw, Marcel Dalio, Dan Seymour

Votes: 13

28. Get Smart (1965–1970)
Episode: Back to the Old Drawing Board (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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Hymie is introduced to CONTROL as KAOS tries to kidnap a CONTROL scientist.

Creators: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry | Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Richard Gautier, Patrick O'Moore

Votes: 102

29. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: Incident of the Lost Idol (1961)

Not Rated | 52 min | Western

8.6
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The drovers come across a teenage brother and sister and their ill dying mother, alone on the trail. The family had planned to relocate to the East to elude the outlaw father who had just escaped from jail and is evading bounty hunters.

Writer: Albert Aley | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley, Paul Brinegar

Votes: 26

30. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Episode: Knockout (1953)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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A young man follows a quick trajectory from beginning boxer to the middleweight championship match. The night before the championship fight, he learns that the match is fixed, with him as the chosen winner.

Writers: Blake Edwards, Robert Wells | Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ron Hargrave, Buddy Wright, Ted de Corsia

Votes: 7

31. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: The Devil and the Deep Blue (1962)

Not Rated | 51 min | Western

8.6
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The herd is close to Abilene with another herd a few days behind and few buyers in Abilene. When the second herd discovers tick fever, the trail boss is murdered and Favor takes over not knowing the sick cattle are now in his herd.

Writers: Louis Vittes, Endre Bohem | Director: George Templeton | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Charles H. Gray

Votes: 19

32. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Episode: The Inheritors: Part II (1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Four soldiers have been shot in the head by bullets made from the fragment of a meteorite. As a result, they have developed genius level IQs. Three of them have disappeared, one remains in ... See full summary »

Creator: Leslie Stevens | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Robert Duvall, Donald Harron, Steve Ihnat, Ivan Dixon

Votes: 210

33. Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)

Approved | 25 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire.

Creators: Herb Meadow, Sam Rolfe | Stars: Richard Boone, Kam Tong, Hal Needham, Stewart East

Votes: 1,515

34. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 187

35. Johnny Staccato (1959– )

24 min | Drama

8.5
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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

Stars: John Cassavetes, Eduardo Ciannelli, Frank London, Garry Walberg

Votes: 129

36. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 217

37. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Bart Burns, Vito Scotti, Johnny Seven

Votes: 134

38. State Trooper (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Rod Blake, a State Trooper is an officer of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. The setting is in the 1950s American West.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Robert Armstrong, Don Haggerty, Paul Stader

Votes: 51

39. Trackdown (1957–1959)

30 min | Western

8.5
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Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman travels the Old West tracking down assorted killers, bank robbers, horse thieves and other evildoers.

Stars: Robert Culp, Norman Leavitt, Ellen Corby, Peter Leeds

Votes: 74

40. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.5
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 88

41. The Rough Riders (1958–1959)

30 min | Western

8.5
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After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney, Bill Catching

Votes: 42

42. Frontier Doctor (1958– )

30 min | Western

8.5
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The adventures of a small town doctor working in the Arizona territory during the early 1900s.

Stars: Rex Allen, Mason Alan Dinehart, Chubby Johnson, Louise Beavers

Votes: 62

43. Stage 7 (1955– )

30 min

8.5
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A weekly half-hour anthology series, similar to "Four Star Playhouse".

Stars: Gordon Mills, Dan Barton, Macdonald Carey, Frank Lovejoy

Votes: 11

44. Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Episode: The Case of the Reckless Rockhound (1964)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Reba Burgess has kept a small mine functioning which helps keep the locals at Burgess, California working based on diamonds she found herself. When her dead husbands ex-partner returns, he wants half the diamonds but instead is killed..

Writers: Erle Stanley Gardner, Robb White | Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 66

45. The Rifleman (1958–1963)

30 min | Family, Western

8.4
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher who wields a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford, Paul Fix, Joe Benson

Votes: 2,031

46. Zorro (1957–1959)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro.

Stars: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Votes: 1,982

47. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 616

48. Thriller (1960–1962)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.4
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

Votes: 810

49. The Third Man (1959–1965)

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Harry Lime makes money dealing art and solves crime to save his life.

Stars: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris, Naomi Chance, Rupert Davies

Votes: 85

50. Navy Log (1955–1958)

30 min | History, War

8.4
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Creator: Samuel Gallu | Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad, John Close

Votes: 71